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CSF dynamics in hydrocephalus--with special attention to external hydrocephalus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6465466     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) physiology, and the pathophysiology of hydrocephalus is briefly reviewed, with emphasis on the arachnoid villae and the CSF-venous interface. Five cases of benign "external hydrocephalus" are recorded and the literature of similar cases is reviewed. It is proposed that anatomical or functional obstruction of various etiologies at the level of the arachnoid villae accounts for the dilated subarachnoid pathways in these patients.
C F Barlow
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Brain & development     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0387-7604     ISO Abbreviation:  Brain Dev.     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-31     Completed Date:  1984-08-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909235     Medline TA:  Brain Dev     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  119-27     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arachnoid / abnormalities
Cerebral Angiography
Child, Preschool
Hydrocephalus / etiology,  physiopathology*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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